Chris Hind (
Mon, 02 Dec 1996 18:44:43 -0800

At 17:26 12/2/96 -0600, you wrote:
>I'm sorry to have to second some of the reservations about Chris being
>the media spokesperson. I'm worried about his usage of the term
>"entropic" to designate disliked entities. Getting infected with the Us
>vs. Them meme is one of the major steps on the road to self-righteous
>loondom. Particularly in such a memetic system such as the Extropians,
>where it's easy to see oneself as challenging the established order.

How am I infected with the US vs them meme? when did I use entropic to
designate disliked people? I sure hope you're not quoting my IRC chat
because you don't have the time to think everything through in realtime
communication as you do with a post.

>In other words, I'm worried that Chris is going to put us across as a
>bunch of rebellious teenage loons. For that matter, I'm worried that
>Chris is going to become a rebellious teenage loon. I propose an
>immediate ban on the word "entropic" within the mailing list.

Ummm, nope. I'm only acting this way because I don't see anybody doing
anything! Do something and I'll calm down.

>Keep Extropy clean - don't look for scapegoats.

I'm not.